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Real Madrid Legend Toni Kroos to Retire Post-Euro 2024

by Emily Clark
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Real Madrid C.F. has officially announced that esteemed midfielder Toni Kroos will retire from professional football following the conclusion of Euro 2024. The club expressed deep gratitude and affection for Kroos, recognizing him as one of the greatest legends in both Real Madrid and international football history.

Since joining Real Madrid in 2014, Kroos has been instrumental in the club’s success during one of its most prosperous eras. Over ten seasons, Kroos has made 463 appearances and secured 22 titles, including four European Cups, five Club World Cups, four European Super Cups, four LaLiga titles, one Copa del Rey, and four Spanish Super Cups.

Kroos’s prowess extended beyond club football, having been a key player in Germany’s national team. He played a pivotal role in Germany’s triumph at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, further cementing his status as a world-class midfielder.

Prior to his tenure at Real Madrid, Kroos enjoyed significant success with Bayern Munich, where he won one European Cup, one Club World Cup, one European Super Cup, three Bundesliga titles, three German Cups, and two German Super Cups.

Individually, Kroos has been recognized globally for his exceptional skills. He has been named in the FIFA FIFPRO World 11 three times and was honored as the Best Playmaker in 2014 by the IFFHS. His talent was evident early on when he received the Golden Ball as the best player at the U17 World Cup in Korea in 2007.

Kroos’s legacy at Real Madrid is characterized by his technical mastery and unwavering commitment to the club. Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez remarked, “Toni Kroos is one of the great players in Real Madrid history and this club will always be his home.”

As Kroos prepares to close this chapter of his illustrious career, Real Madrid extends its heartfelt wishes to him and his family, hoping for success and happiness in his future endeavors. His contributions to the sport and the club will remain cherished by fans and peers alike, ensuring that Toni Kroos’s name will be forever etched in football history.


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Brandon May 21, 2024 - 7:10 AM

One of the all time greats.

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